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2013 OAA Award Winners

The annual OAA Awards offer Ontario architects, students and interns an opportunity to showcase their best work and increase public appreciation of the services provided by the architectural profession. For inspiration, take a look at the 2011 OAA award winners gallery featured on this page.

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Concepts & Presentations

 

Recognizing clarity and uniqueness of expression of an architectural idea as well as promoting the involvement of individuals in the areas of design presentation, art and other design related endeavours.

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The Map is Not the Territory
Honourable Mention
Brian A. Urbanik, student



TOKYO RECLAMATION - UENO
Honourable Mention
Michael Conway, Architect

Artifact

 

Steel Table
Honourable Mention
Cindy Rendeley Architexture


Knob Portrait: Mayor Ford
Honourable Mention
Paul Raff Studio Incorporated Architect

Proposals/Concepts

 

In Search of Place
Honourable Mention
Melody Taghi-Poor, Intern architect


Islamic Centre, Fort McMurray Alberta
Honourable Mention
Zak Ghanim, Architect Inc.

Design Excellence

Recognizing the innovative skills of Ontario architects in creating spaces, buildings and communities that respect and enhance the environment and enrich human activity.

 



Assuta Medical Centre

Tel Aviv, Israel
Zeidler Partnership Architects
with Moore Architects Ltd. and M. Brestovisky Architects & Urban Design (Tel Aviv, Israel)



Cedarvale Ravine House
Toronto, ON
Drew Mandel Architects



Centre for Green Cities, Evergreen Brickworks
Toronto, ON
Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated



Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion of Quebec and Canadian Art
Montreal, QC
Provencer Roy + Associés Architectes



Clear Lake Cottage
Sequin Township, ON
MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd.

 

Division 11
Toronto, ON
Stantec Architecture Ltd., Architects
E.R.A. Architects Inc. (Heritage Consultant)



House on the Bluffs 
Toronto, ON
Taylor Smyth Architects




Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
Los Angeles, California
Belzberg Architects



Place des Festivals + Vitrines habitées – Quartier des spectacles
Montreal, QC
DAOUST LESTAGE inc. architecture design urbain




Regent Park Aquatic Centre
Toronto, ON
MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd.

Rotman School of Management
Toronto, ON
KPMB Architects




Ryerson Image Centre/School of Image Arts
Toronto, ON
Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated




The CIGI Campus
Waterloo, ON
KPMB Architects

    

Toronto Residence
Toronto, ON
Hagy Belzberg Architect

University of British Columbia, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences/CDRD
Vancouver, BC
Saucier + Perrotte Architectes & Hughes Condon Marler Architects

Landmark Award

Landmark Award recognizes iconic buildings in Ontario, by Ontario architects alone or in partnership with architects from other countries. These buildings symbolize excellence in architectural design, urban design and unique community identity and make a lasting contribution to the evolution of architectural creativity. A Landmark designation recognizes the lasting contribution of the building and the architects responsible for its creation. 


Massey College
Ronald J. Thom, Thompson, Berwick & Pratt

 

Best Emerging Practice

Recognizing the contribution of young firms that have been in practice for five years or less and that demonstrate a clear vision, well-articulated goals and proven effective strategies that provide a competitive advantage.



 Workshop Architecture Inc. 

G.Randy Roberts Service Award

Recognizing an OAA member for extraordinary service to the membership; for ‘behind-the-scenes’ dedication and action; for employing the skills and the energy to get things done.This annual award is named after the late 2005 OAA President, G. Randy Roberts. 

Alexander Rankin

Lifetime Design Achievement Award

The Lifetime Design Achievement Award recognizes and honours a career-long commitment to the promotion and achievement in Architectural Design Excellence. This award celebrates the outstanding contribution of architects whose body of work reflects a lasting legacy of excellence and innovation.

A.J. Diamond

Michael V. and Wanda Plachta Award

Honoring architectural excellence for projects in Ontario that cost no more than 8 million dollars. This annual award was established in 1991 by Mrs. Wanda Plachta in honour of her late husband, Michael Plachta's wish to recognize younger firms that create excellence in smaller projects.

Cedarvale Ravine House
Toronto, ON
Drew Mandel Architects

Order of da Vinci

Recognizing architects who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in the profession, in education, and/or in the community.

David Craddock

People's Choice Award

Recognizing the public's favourite project, selected by online voting from the Design Excellence Winners. 

House on the Bluffs 
Toronto, ON
Taylor Smyth Architects